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UP TO KNOW GOOD

“The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. ” - Søren Kierkegaard I’ve always prayed. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a conversation with Life…

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TRUE MAGIC

When I was little, I wished so hard to discover that I had secret magical powers.  This was long before the Harry Potter series was written, but the beginning of that story captured pretty much exactly what I dreamed throughout…

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CLEAN PLATE

I love a good burning bowl ceremony, especially around the beginning of the year. The prospect of purging all undesirable attitudes and conditions is really attractive — write that stuff down and set it on fire! Such dramatic ritual can…

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I DO DECLARE

The affirmative approach we take in the Science of Mind philosophy and practice is uplifting and can be tremendously empowering. Our prayers are positive, and we speak them with creative authority. We call forth new possibilities, refusing to be bogged…

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ODE TO JOY

David Whyte writes of Joy as: “The sheer intoxicating beauty of the world inhabited as an edge between what we previously thought was us and what we thought was other than us.” This definition feels nearly perfect: Pushing the thin…

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CASTING CALL

A few months ago, I picked up a book of fiction by Joy Williams, called Ninety-Nine Stories of God.  It is a collection of short stories, very very short stories — some only a few sentences long.  They are alternately…

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TRUE BLUE

I looked up the origin of the phrase “true blue.”  Some say it refers to the endless blue sky above us, the blue yonder.  Others suggest that it might have had something to do with the purity of noble lineage,…

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SHARED REALITY

“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” — John Lennon I’ve always loved this quote as an invitation to vision and new possibility.   It suggests that reality needn’t be just a hard nut to crack, a bitter pill to…

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STEP 3

Step 1:  Love yourself, love each other, and love the Divine Everything (however you conceive of it).  Step 1 gets expressed in all sorts of different ways.  We may encapsulate it with ideas like “It’s all Good… We are One……

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Dream-Makers

It’s the time of year when a lot of us get reflective — thinking back on what we achieved and didn’t, what we’re grateful for and what we’ve overcome, all our loves and losses.  Perhaps we’re beginning to make some…

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